The Big Ten Network announced on Thursday their broadcast schedule for Nebraska
baseball's inaugural season as a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Huskers
will be seen nationally on BTN three times at Hawks Field, including Nebraska's
Big Ten opener against Illinois on Friday, March 23, and once on the road when
NU travels to Indiana on Sunday, May 6. Nebraska's other two home games on the
BTN schedule include a meetings with Creighton (April 10) and Purdue (April
20). The Huskers' four appearances on BTN are tied for the most in the
conference, as Michigan State, Minnesota and Michigan all will also have four
games on the network.
game that is available on BTN is also available on BTN2Go, a 24/7 live feed of
all BTN television programming. Full online access of BTN2Go is only available
to subscribers of participating cable, satellite or telco providers. The online
service is available at no additional cost to subscribers who already receive
BTN as part of their channel lineup. For more information, visit http://www.BTN2go.com.
who has been assigned television rights from the Big Ten Conference of all 12
Big Ten schools, could also show the Huskers once more during the regular
season, as the network holds a wildcard slot on Sunday, May 19. The Huskers
wrap up the regular season that day against Michigan in Ann Arbor. Along with
the wildcard game, fans could see the Huskers even more on BTN if the team
makes the Big Ten Conference Tournament. The six-team tournament is held in
Columbus, Ohio, on May 23-27 and every game of the tournament is shown live on
the announcement by the Big Ten Network, NET was able to announce that fans in
the state of Nebraska will continue to see Nebraska baseball on NET in 2012.
NET has permission from the Big Ten Network to broadcast four games at Hawks
Field and will also broadcast both meetings with Creighton at TD Ameritrade
Park. NET's coverage will kickoff on Friday, April 6, when the Iowa Hawkeyes
come to Lincoln to open the first Big Ten series between the two programs. NET
will also broadcast the series opener against Minnesota (May 11), as well as
non-conference games against CSU Bakersfield (April 28) and Wichita State (May
both BTN and NET, all four Friday night Big Ten series opening games at Hawks
Field will be seen on TV. Even more games will be available on the internet
though HuskersNside and BTN.com All-Access, as BTN.com is set to stream at
least 51 additional game across the conference in 2012. Once the BTN.com
Student-U schedule is finalized is announced at a later time, we will also announce
what games will be shown on HuskersNside.
Huskers' 10 appearances on TV in 2012 are two more then they had in 2011. A
year ago, the Huskers were seen on TV eight times, including three appearances
on NET, two on CBS College Sports, two on Fox College Sports and once on ESPNU.
Huskers open the 2012 season on Friday night when they open a three-game series
with Gonzaga in Peoria, Ariz., at the Peoria Sports Complex. The Huskers will
be the home team in all three games and fans can listen to Greg Sharpe and Lane
Grindle call all of the action on the Husker Sports Network - including KLIN
1400 AM in Lincoln - and on the Internet at Huskers.com or the Official Husker
2012 BTN Nebraska
Baseball Television Schedule
Fri., March 23 - Illinois at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.
April 10 - Creighton at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.
April 20 - Purdue at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.
Sun., May 6 - Nebraska at Indiana - 11 a.m.
NET Nebraska Baseball Television Schedule
Fri., April 6 - Iowa at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.
April 24 - Nebraska at Creighton - 6:30 p.m.
April 28 - CSU Bakersfield at Nebraska - 2:05 p.m.
May 8 - Nebraska at Creighton - 7 p.m.
May 11 - Minnesota at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.
May 15 - Wichita State at Nebraska - 6:35 p.m.